Comprehensive Literacy State Development
|Program Title||Program Description|
Well-Rounded Education Programs
Discretionary Competitive Grants/Direct Grants to Outlying Areas/Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program
- The Department will continue to host the following series Raising the Bar: Literacy & Math to Address Academic Recovery. The press release can be found here, and a link to the first session can be found here.
The Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) program is authorized under Sections 2221-2225 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA). The purpose of the CLSD discretionary grants is to create a comprehensive literacy program to advance literacy skills, including pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing, for children from birth through grade 12, with an emphasis on disadvantaged children, including children living in poverty, English learners, and children with disabilities.
Note: A portion of the funds appropriated for CLSD are set aside for Outlying Areas and Bureau of Indian Education schools.
CLSD Program Officers & Grant Portfolio
|Michael Berry||Jennifer Brianas||Stephanie Badger|
|Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Island||Alaska||Bureau of Indian Education|
|District of Columbia||Ohio|
|U.S. Virgin Island|